Category list : RCN Congress 2014
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The chief nursing officer for England claims her team is doing more to improve staffing levels than has ever been done before.
Nurses need to “use the power of the ballot box and the vote, and not their feet” to make their voices heard, according to the Royal College of Nursing’s president.
Nurses have the power to “transform” care in failing healthcare organisations but the nursing profession itself lacks a “unified voice” to challenge the government, according to Sir Robert Francis.
Millions of patients would die if charges were introduced for GP visits, according to members of the Royal College of Nursing.
The chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing has defended his decision not to invite a minister to speak at this year’s congress, after suggestions it may have been a “tactical blunder”.
Charity music video launched to promote 6Cs of nursingVideoSubscription
A video of the “Care Makers song” featuring the 6Cs and a host of nursing VIPs, including chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings, was shown live for the first time on the NHS Employers stand at lunchtime.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has admitted that it has “weaknesses” in its current system of checking if nurses should stay on the register and says that the revalidation process is an opportunity for it to improve.
NHS chief executives should crawl “on bended knee from one side of their hospital to the other” to beg staff to raise concerns, according to a leading health policy commentator.
Tougher rules on staffing still needed, warns whistleblowerVideoSubscription
A leading nurse whistleblower has questioned the robustness and effectiveness of new measures to improve transparency on nurse staffing levels.
District nurses are “critically endangered” and face extinction by the end of 2025 if urgent investment is not made, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.